Period
to 23 February 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Cambridge with a requirement for Open Source skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Open Source over the 6 months to 23 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Open Source
Cambridgeshire > Cambridge
6 months to
23 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 87 80 94
Rank change year-on-year -7 +14 -21
Permanent jobs citing Open Source 101 71 76
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 3.05% 3.15% 2.53%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.26% 3.48% 2.83%
Number of salaries quoted 96 53 68
Cambridge median annual salary £53,750 £39,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +37.82% -2.50% +3.72%
10th Percentile £29,000 £27,500 £31,250
90th Percentile £83,750 £74,600 £71,250
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £52,180 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +25.73% +3.75% +3.72%

Open Source is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Cambridge with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Cambridge
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 3,102 2,040 2,681
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 93.74% 90.51% 89.37%
Number of salaries quoted 2,247 1,679 2,184
Cambridge median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% - +5.88%
10th Percentile £30,000 £26,250 £30,000
90th Percentile £70,400 £67,500 £65,000
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year +11.11% +4.65% +1.18%

Open Source
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridge

Job postings citing Open Source as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Cambridge.

Job vacancy trend for Open Source in Cambridge

Open Source
Salary Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Open Source in Cambridge.

Salary trend for Open Source in Cambridge

Open Source
Salary Histogram in Cambridge

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Open Source in Cambridge over the 6 months to 23 February 2018.

Salary histogram for Open Source in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 23 February 2018, IT jobs citing Open Source also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Cambridge region with a requirement for Open Source.

1 53 (52.48%) Python
2 52 (51.49%) C++
3 50 (49.50%) Software Engineering
4 45 (44.55%) Java
5 44 (43.56%) Agile Software Development
6 39 (38.61%) Linux
7 31 (30.69%) Algorithms
8 30 (29.70%) C
9 29 (28.71%) C#
9 29 (28.71%) SDLC
10 28 (27.72%) Machine Learning
11 26 (25.74%) Mentoring
11 26 (25.74%) JavaScript
12 25 (24.75%) Degree
13 21 (20.79%) PhD
14 20 (19.80%) Mobile App
15 19 (18.81%) Multithreading
15 19 (18.81%) TensorFlow
15 19 (18.81%) Artificial Intelligence
16 17 (16.83%) OO
17 16 (15.84%) HTML
17 16 (15.84%) Scrum
17 16 (15.84%) Analytical Skills
18 15 (14.85%) User Experience
19 14 (13.86%) Reinforcement Learning
19 14 (13.86%) Smart City
19 14 (13.86%) Smart City Simulations
19 14 (13.86%) GitHub
19 14 (13.86%) Distributed Algorithms
20 13 (12.87%) Windows

Open Source
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 6 (5.94%) ArcGIS
1 6 (5.94%) ArcSDE
1 6 (5.94%) GeoServer
2 5 (4.95%) Apache
2 5 (4.95%) Apache Spark
3 2 (1.98%) CMS
3 2 (1.98%) Umbraco
4 1 (0.99%) JBoss
4 1 (0.99%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 14 (13.86%) GitHub
2 11 (10.89%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (5.94%) Microsoft Azure
4 5 (4.95%) Amazon EC2
4 5 (4.95%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 7 (6.93%) Wireless
2 4 (3.96%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (11.88%) PostgreSQL
1 12 (11.88%) Relational Database
2 10 (9.90%) Geospatial Data
3 9 (8.91%) MongoDB
4 8 (7.92%) SQL Server
5 6 (5.94%) GIS
6 3 (2.97%) NoSQL
7 2 (1.98%) Blockchain
8 1 (0.99%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 10 (9.90%) Bitbucket
2 5 (4.95%) Git (software)
2 5 (4.95%) Mercurial
3 2 (1.98%) JIRA
3 2 (1.98%) Visual Studio
4 1 (0.99%) Cucumber
4 1 (0.99%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.99%) JUnit
4 1 (0.99%) Selenium
4 1 (0.99%) webpack
General
1 13 (12.87%) Pharmaceutical
2 5 (4.95%) Finance
3 3 (2.97%) Electronics
3 3 (2.97%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.99%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 48 (47.52%) Developer
2 34 (33.66%) Software Engineer
3 18 (17.82%) C++ Software Engineer
4 16 (15.84%) Senior Developer
4 16 (15.84%) Software Developer
5 15 (14.85%) Developer/Software Engineer
6 14 (13.86%) Graduate
6 14 (13.86%) Graduate Developer
6 14 (13.86%) Graduate Software Developer
7 13 (12.87%) C++ Developer
7 13 (12.87%) C++ Software Developer
7 13 (12.87%) Graduate C++ Developer
7 13 (12.87%) Graduate C++ Software Developer
7 13 (12.87%) Graduate C++ Software Engineer
7 13 (12.87%) Graduate Software Engineer
8 12 (11.88%) Architect
9 11 (10.89%) Embedded Engineer
9 11 (10.89%) Embedded Software Engineer
10 10 (9.90%) Machine Learning Scientist
10 10 (9.90%) Ruby on Rails Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (18.81%) TensorFlow
2 16 (15.84%) HTML
3 13 (12.87%) CSS
4 12 (11.88%) AngularJS
5 10 (9.90%) Node.js
5 10 (9.90%) Ruby on Rails
6 8 (7.92%) Web Services
7 5 (4.95%) Django
7 5 (4.95%) RESTful
8 4 (3.96%) HTML5
9 3 (2.97%) Natural Language Processing
10 2 (1.98%) .NET
10 2 (1.98%) .NET Framework
10 2 (1.98%) ASP.NET
10 2 (1.98%) Entity Framework
10 2 (1.98%) Hibernate
10 2 (1.98%) Moose
10 2 (1.98%) Spring
11 1 (0.99%) J2EE
11 1 (0.99%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 31 (30.69%) Algorithms
2 20 (19.80%) Mobile App
3 16 (15.84%) Analytical Skills
4 15 (14.85%) User Experience
5 14 (13.86%) Smart City
6 13 (12.87%) Computer Science
7 10 (9.90%) Blog
8 9 (8.91%) Client/Server
9 7 (6.93%) Device Driver
10 6 (5.94%) Fintech
11 4 (3.96%) Clustering
11 4 (3.96%) Enterprise Software
11 4 (3.96%) Greenfield Project
11 4 (3.96%) Private Cloud
11 4 (3.96%) Public Cloud
12 2 (1.98%) Bitcoin
13 1 (0.99%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 39 (38.61%) Linux
2 13 (12.87%) Windows
3 11 (10.89%) Embedded Linux
4 3 (2.97%) Unix
5 2 (1.98%) CentOS
5 2 (1.98%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.99%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (49.50%) Software Engineering
2 44 (43.56%) Agile Software Development
3 29 (28.71%) SDLC
4 28 (27.72%) Machine Learning
5 26 (25.74%) Mentoring
6 19 (18.81%) Artificial Intelligence
6 19 (18.81%) Multithreading
7 17 (16.83%) OO
8 16 (15.84%) Scrum
9 14 (13.86%) Distributed Algorithms
9 14 (13.86%) Reinforcement Learning
9 14 (13.86%) Smart City Simulations
10 13 (12.87%) Prototyping
10 13 (12.87%) Test Automation
11 12 (11.88%) Informatics
11 12 (11.88%) Open Source Development
11 12 (11.88%) Statistics
11 12 (11.88%) Web Development
12 11 (10.89%) TDD
13 10 (9.90%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 53 (52.48%) Python
2 52 (51.49%) C++
3 45 (44.55%) Java
4 30 (29.70%) C
5 29 (28.71%) C#
6 26 (25.74%) JavaScript
7 10 (9.90%) Embedded C
7 10 (9.90%) Ruby
8 8 (7.92%) SQL
9 7 (6.93%) Julia
9 7 (6.93%) MATLAB
10 4 (3.96%) Embedded C++
11 2 (1.98%) Perl
11 2 (1.98%) PHP
11 2 (1.98%) T-SQL
11 2 (1.98%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 25 (24.75%) Degree
2 21 (20.79%) PhD
3 6 (5.94%) Computer Science Degree
System Software
1 6 (5.94%) Docker
2 5 (4.95%) LXC
3 4 (3.96%) Firmware
Vendors
1 9 (8.91%) Google
2 7 (6.93%) Oracle
3 6 (5.94%) ESRI
3 6 (5.94%) Microsoft
4 2 (1.98%) Red Hat
5 1 (0.99%) Intel
5 1 (0.99%) NVIDIA